Use Snagit for Feedback or Grading

You can use Snagit to mark up, grade, or provide feedback to others. Take an image capture of the item you want to give feedback on. Then, use the drawing tools in Snagit Editor to provide feedback.

Add Space for Comments and Feedback

In Snagit Editor, drag the edge of the capture on the canvas to create extra space for comments.

Drag edge to create extra space

  • Drag the top edge of a capture to provide a summary or overall grade for an assignment.
    grade in top margin
  • Drag the side edge of a capture to provide notes and copy edits in the margins.
    Left margin example

Point Out a Specific Item with a Callout

Use calllouts to point to or give feedback on specific items.

  1. On the Tools tab, select the Callout tool.
    Callout tool
  2. Click to select a callout style or adjust the Properties to create your own style.
    Callout style
  3. Click and drag on the canvas to add the callout.
  4. Move the tail around the callout to point to the area to comment on. To add another callout tail, Control-click on the callout and select Add Tail.
  5. Enter the comment text into the callout.
    Callout example
  6. To move the callout, click and drag within the callout.
  7. To resize the callout, click to select the callout and drag a handle.

Tips:

  • Save the callout settings to maintain a consistent look for all comments.
  • Change the callout style for each reviewer or to differentiate between types of feedback.

Add Notes

Notes

  1. On the Tools tab, select the Callout tool.
    Callout tool
  2. Click to select a style or adjust the Properties to create your own style.
  3. Click and drag the text style onto the desired position on the canvas.
  4. Type the notes into the text box.
  5. Drag a handle to resize the callout.

Highlight a Section

  1. Select the Highlighter tool on the Tools tab.
    Highlighter tool
  2. Select a highlighter color from the gallery or edit the color in the Properties.
  3. Click and drag across the area to highlight.
    click and drag to highlight

Call Out a Section with a Frame

  1. On the Tools tab, select the Shape tool.
    Shape tool
  2. Select the frame style from the gallery.
  3. Edit the desired Properties such as the line width and color.
  4. Click and drag around the area to highlight on the canvas.
    Red frame

Cross Out Text

  1. On the Tools tab, select the Line tool.
    Line tool
  2. Select the red line style from the gallery.
  3. Click and drag across the area to strike out.
    Cross out example

Arrows

Use arrows to show where to move a section in a document.

  1. On the Tools tab, select the Arrow tool.
    Arrow tool
  2. Click to select a style from the style gallery or adjust the Properties to create your own arrow style.
  3. Click and drag on the canvas to add the arrow.
  4. To add a curve to the arrow, click and drag the yellow center point.
    Drag yellow point to add curve

Use Screencast.com Commenting for Feedback

  1. Click the More Outputs button.
  2. Click the Output Preferences button.
    Output preferences button
  3. Click the Screencast.com output.
  4. Enter your account settings and select the Allow Commenting on Screencast.com option.
  5. Close the Output Preferences dialog.
  6. Click the Screencast.com Output button to share your capture.
  7. Copy the Screencast.com URL into an instant message or email to share with your reviewers. Instruct your reviewers to enter comments on the bottom of the webpage.
Title Category Level Format
000 - Introduction to Snagit 2 Getting Started I Video
001 - All-in-One Capture Getting Started I Video/Written
002 - Working with the Capture Window Getting Started I Video/Written
003 - What's New in Snagit 2 Reference I Video
004 - Moving from Jing to Snagit Getting Started I Written
005 - Record a Video Getting Started I Video/Written
006 - Getting to Know the Editor Getting Started I Video
007 - Sharing with Snagit Share II Video
008 - Share to Screencast.com Share I Written
009 - Annotate with Drawing Tools Getting Started I Video
010 - Enhance Your Images with Effects Getting Started I Video
011 - Save Custom Styles Styles II Written
012 - Vector Objects and Selection Canvas I Written
013 - File Formats Overview Reference II Written
014 - Snagit Project File Format Reference I Written
015 - Capture a Scrolling Window Capture I Written
016 - Capture Multiple Areas Capture I Written
017 - Capture an Entire Web Page Capture I Written
018 - Capture a Menu Capture II Written
019 - Retina Display: Sharing Images Reference II Video/Written
020 - Editing Your Video Capture in Camtasia for Mac Edit II PDF
021 - The Many Ways People Use Snagit Example II Written
022 - Use Snagit for Research Example II Written
023 - Use Snagit for Feedback or Grading Example II Written
024 - Create Handout Graphics from a Video Capture Example II Written
025 - Maintain Privacy in Your Captures Tools II Written
026 - Watermark an Image Example II Written
027 - Create a Mockup Example III Written
028 - Create Images for the Web Example II Written
029 - Top Ways to Use Drag and Drop Tips & Tricks II Written
030 - Snagit Keyboard Shortcuts Guide Reference I PDF
031 - Bring Your Mobile Content into Snagit Mobile I Video
032 - Snagit Highlights Highlights I Video
033 - Google Drive: Access and collaborate around your content Share I Video
034 - Connecting Your Mobile Device Mobile I Video

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